MISSION: To lead an educational partnership with the Community, maintaining an environment that challenges all students to reach their potential as lifelong learners and responsible members of society.

Independence Middle School

Welcome to Independence Middle School
A U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon for Excellence in Education School
1992-1993 and 1997-1998

School Hours:
7:25 AM to 2:25 PM

 Main Office
Nurse's Office
The theme for Independence Middle School is the acrostic, BELIEVE.  This welcome sign near the IMS entrance depicts the winning student-drawn posters from past school years.  The sign was created by Boy Scouts Brian and Michael Kelley, sons of School Nurse Lori Kelley, as part of their Eagle Scout Project. Have a great school year and don't forget--BELIEVE!
Latest News

Support The Play It Forward Toy Drive

IMS is once again participating in the Play It Forward Toy Drive. Click here to learn how you can be a part of this! Read More...


IMS Girls Basketball Tryouts will begin on Tuesday, January 3.  There will be an Informational Meeting on December 6! Read More...

If You Drop Off/Pick Up Your Child At IMS

Parents, please click here to read important information about what you should do if you drop your child off at IMS in the morning before school starts or pick your child up at the end of the school day. Read More...

Attention Parents: Set Your Home Access Center Alerts

All Bethel Park parents are encouraged to click here to learn how to receive Alerts from the Sungard Home Access Center. Read More...

Download the eSchoolPLUS Family App

You can now access the Sungard eSchoolPlus Home Access Center from your electronic devices by downloading the eSchoolPLUS Family App! Read More...

Raise Funds for IMS with Your Giant Eagle Advantage Card

There are now two ways for you to raise funds for IMS with Giant Eagle! Read More...

Visitor Admittance Procedure

If you are visiting Independence Middle School, you must follow the established procedure. Read More...


All report cards, K-12, will be distributed electronically via Sungard.  Read More...

Parents Can Monitor Their Child's Cafeteria Purchases via PayForIt.net

All Bethel Park cafeterias are using the QSP point of sale system. With this new system, parents will able to log on to see what your child is eating Read More...

To See More IMS News

Please click here to read more IMS Latest News Read More...


David Muench, Principal

Dr. George Spalaris, Assistant Principal
Upcoming Events
Fri Dec 9 2016
Food and Toy Drive Ends
Fri Dec 9 2016
Holiday Dance
Fri Dec 16 2016
Popcorn Friday
Tue Dec 20 2016
Sungard Updated
Fri Dec 23 2016
Mon Dec 26 2016
Winter Recess--NO SCHOOL
Tue Dec 27 2016
Winter Recess--NO SCHOOL
Wed Dec 28 2016
Winter Recess--NO SCHOOL
School Calendar